Calls for Artists

Local and national juried, and non-juried, competitions for artists of all media, including RACC calls for artists.

We do not upload files with notices but enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organizations website. So we prefer short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site. To find out more about listed items, please use the contact information for that notice. Do not contact RACC, unless it is listed as a RACC opportunity.

This service is free to the public.To submit a notice for this page, email the listing to mbauer@racc.org.

11/21/14
11/21/14

To celebrate its 10th edition,  ARTiculAction is pleased to announce ARTiculAction 2015 - Biennial International Call for Artists, a special Biennial competition whose aim is to support the...

Deadline: 12/19/14
10/21/14
10/21/14

THEME: Small figurative work inspired by famous divas.

SHOW DESCRIPTION:

Bold. Talented. Demanding. Idolized....

Deadline: 12/19/14
9/23/14
9/23/14

Blue Sky established the Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers ("the Drawers") program in 2007 to feature a juried public archive of original prints by...

Deadline: 12/19/14
10/13/14
10/13/14

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions. Sizes up to 12 feet are...

Deadline: 12/22/14
9/24/14
12/4/14

Entering the twenty-first century we have a myriad of human theories and logical arguments that explain the existence of our galaxy, the heavens, and the universe; however, that pool of...

EXTENDED deadline 12/31/14
12/1/14
12/1/14

The Anacortes Arts Commission is overseeing a new ongoing art exhibition at City Hall.  2D work will be displayed in both the main hallway and the Council Chambers, rotating twice a year....

Deadline: 12/31/14
11/20/14
11/20/14

Verum Ultimum Art Gallery in Portland, Oregon is thrilled to (once again) explore the theme, "Abstract Sanctuary" for their second year. Abstraction is a vital vehicle of expression...

Deadline: 12/31/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

Attention writers, researchers, photographers, visual artists, and image-makers!

The Multiple eXposure Project is a multimedia, multi/trans/inter-disciplinary artistic practice and...

Deadline: 12/31/14
12/16/14
12/16/14

Splendorporium is looking for Noir inspired artwork from local artists for the January group show. Please e-mail images to ...

Deadline: 1/2/15
12/19/14
12/19/14

The Kurt Weil Foundation invites vocalists to the annual Lotte Lenya competition, a unique international contest that bridges the worlds of opera/operetta and Broadway musical theater. Contestants...

Deadline: 1/5/15
12/8/14
12/8/14

The art show application for Curious Gallery 2015 is now open!  Curious Gallery is a two-day arts festival celebrating the wunderkammer revival; it will be held January 10-11,...

Deadline: 1/5/15
11/21/14
11/21/14

The Carnegie Center of Art & History in New Albany, IN invites all artists to submit their installation of public art forms. The project is a building off the previous works of arts that are...

Deadline: 1/5/15
10/15/14
10/15/14

POWFest will partner with MetroEast Community Media to host POWGirls in 2015. In keeping with the mission to support the next generation of women filmmakers, POWFest will host...

Deadline: 1/5/15
8/25/14
8/25/14

Embracing Our Differences believes that everyone has the right to feel safe, to be empowered and to make a difference in our world. The Embracing Our Differences 2015 Annual Art Exhibit...

Postmarked Deadline: 1/5/15
12/15/14
12/15/14

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for Mission Hills/Hillcrest Branch Library Public Art Project. An artist or...

Deadline: 1/6/15
12/3/14
12/3/14

The Division Design Initiative (DDI) seeks experienced consultant(s) to assist the SE Portland community in developing a design guidelines booklet for SE Division Street from SE 11th to SE 60th....

Deadline: 1/7/15
12/19/14
12/19/14

American Music Abroad (AMA) is now accepting applications from bands or ensembles for the 2015–2016 seasons. Bands and ensembles are encouraged to apply with our partners at American Voices...

Deadline: 1/9/15
12/16/14
12/16/14

The City of San Antonio’s Department for Culture & Creative Development's Public Art division, Public Art San Antonio (PASA) seeks artists for...

Deadline: 1/9/15
12/10/14
12/10/14

Enjoy being creative? Enjoy writing? Want to see your words come to life? Have something to say about family? Want to win cool prizes? 

Seeking 10-minute plays...

Deadline: 1/9/15
11/21/14
11/21/14

The International Wildlife Film festival is now accepting submissions for the 2015 film festival, happening in Missoula, MT, April 18-25 at the historic Roxy Theater. All films about the natural...

Deadline: 1/9/15
12/8/14
12/8/14

Representatives from Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) and 28 leading art and design colleges from across the country and Canada will come together...

Event: 1/11/15
12/5/14
12/5/14

Art-Competition.net announces a new Art Call 

Theme: “Flowers, Plants & Gardens” – How Artists/Photographers see and communicate their individual interpretations...

Deadline: 1/12/15
11/21/14
11/21/14

The Seattle Office of Art and Culture is seeking applications to create artwork that recognizes the tribal people of that region. The project is to replace the large Alaskan Way viaduct. The team...

Deadline: 1/13/15
11/6/14
11/6/14

The Missouri Western State University Clay Guild is sponsoring a National Ceramic Exhibition titled Twin Cups. The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older residing in the U.S...

Final postmarked deadline: 1/13/15
12/17/14
12/17/14

THEME | H20
Water is transformational; it carves the political and physical landscape of our world. Water is visualy stunning in all forms e.g. Liquid, clouds, steam, snow or ice. We use it...

Deadline: 1/14/15
12/3/14
12/3/14

The City of Redmond’s Commission for Art in Public Places (RCAPP) invites artists and artist teams to submit proposals to install a piece of their art in the City of Redmond’s Outdoor...

Deadline for proposals: 1/15/15
10/29/14
10/29/14

This coming year’s annual Mt. Tabor Art Walk will be held May 16 and 17,  2015. This juried event showcases the many artists who live in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood, and a limited number...

Final deadline 1/15/15
11/11/14
11/11/14

Union Street Gallery is looking for art from all over the nation that explores all aspects of food and its cultural significance including cultivation, distribution, preparation,...

Deadline: 1/16/15
11/4/14
11/4/14

Applications are now available to nominate individuals, organizations and projects that have made outstanding contributions to preserving Oregon’s heritage for an Oregon Heritage Excellence...

Nominations deadline: 1/16/15
12/3/14
12/3/14

As society continues to develop, what are your thoughts concerning the varying roles of feminism and masculinity? In this call for entries we want to see art that either embodies a particular sex...

Deadline: 1/19/15
12/17/14
12/17/14

The Chait Galleries Downtown in Iowa City, IA will host the exhibition February 20–April 3, 2015 which is open to all artists 18 years and older residing in the United States. All 2D...

Deadline: 1/23/15
11/3/14
11/3/14

Oil Painters of America will hold its Twenty-fourth Annual National Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, May 1 through May 25, 2015 with Cutter & Cutter Fine Art at their Brilliance...

Deadline: 1/23/15
12/18/14
12/18/14

The City of Hillsboro Public Art Program announces an opportunity for artists to become part of Hillsboro’s Public Art Collection and represent the creative image of the city. In a tradition...

Deadline: 1/29/15
10/29/14
10/29/14

Theme: Buildings..... old ones, new ones, sheds, barns, skyscrapers, churches, etc. All media welcome!  Students encouraged to submit!

Art Work Due: January 26-29

Show Runs...

Deadline: 1/29/15
12/9/14
12/9/14

Fine Line Creative Arts Center presents an upcoming national juried mixed media exhibitions and encourages all interested artists to apply and submit original artwork.

“Indulgence...

Deadline: 1/30/15
11/13/14
11/13/14

The Special Exhibit of the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts 2015 will be “On the Fringe – Today’s Twist on Fiber Art.”  The Festival is a three-day multi-faceted...

Deadline: 1/30/15
12/17/14
12/17/14

METHOD is accepting submissions from individual artists for a solo exhibition July 24th through September 12th, 2015.  Artists from...

Deadline: 1/31/15
12/10/14
12/10/14

NAPA ARTWALK 2015-2017

The City of Napa has released a call for entries for the next Napa ARTwalk sculpture exhibition to be displayed in downtown Napa, June 2015-May 2017.
 ...

Deadline: 1/31/15
12/2/14
12/2/14

The Wilsonville Festival of Arts is now accepting submissions for 2015! Looking forward to celebrating the arts on May 30th and 31st at Wilsonville’s Town Center Park.

The Wilsonville...

Deadline: 1/31/15
12/1/14
12/1/14

Oregon nonprofits, community groups, and businesses are invited to host public discussions through Conversation Project, which offers humanities-based programs about provocative issues and...

Deadline: 1/31/15
12/16/14
12/16/14

Mayfair Festival of the Arts is inviting artists working in any visual art media to submit entries to The Gallery at Mayfair juried gallery exhibition and sale. They are also accepting...

Deadline: 2/1/15
12/1/14
12/1/14

Port City Gallery will be planning its 2015 – 2016 season to feature 6 exhibitions of contemporary work from local creatives, collectives and organizations. We are also opening proposals for...

Deadline: 2/1/15
12/15/14
12/15/14

March show theme  is "Artists Choice"

Art work due: 2/23 - 2/26

Show runs: 3/3-3/13

Gallery fee: $10 each piece non-members, $7.50 each piece members, and $5...

Deadline: 2/2/15
12/10/14
12/10/14

For the Spring 2015 issue of Oregon Humanities, write about something you've repaired: a circumstance, an injustice, a misunderstanding, a relationship, yourself. Share your...

Deadline: 2/2/15
12/8/14
12/8/14

The use of curves and lines are all around us, they are employed in artwork to create a sense of direction or focal point and, in architecture, to influence our mood through spatial interaction....

Deadline: 2/2/15
11/4/14
11/4/14

The Allied Arts Council and the City of St. Joseph, Missouri are now seeking sculptures to be placed in Downtown St. Joseph. Regional, national and international sculpture artists are invited to...

Deadline: 2/3/15
12/19/14
12/19/14

Art-Competition.net - Announces a call for entries for Gallery 25N’s online, no-theme “Semi-Annual Open Group Exhibit”, that will consist of ten artists work. Deadline: February...

Deadline: 2/9/15
11/21/14
11/21/14

For nearly four decades, the Association of Illustrators has presented the most comprehensive and significant awards for illustration in the UK. Now, for the first time in its history, the...

Deadline: 2/9/15
11/20/14
11/20/14

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA) invites artists to submit to a themed show about: Water: A transparent fluid which forms the world’s streams, lakes, oceans, and rain...

Deadline: 2/10/15
10/20/14
10/20/14

Student artists, emerging artists and established artists are invited to participate in our first Artist’s 8”x8” Challenge. Registered participants will create an art piece on a...

Deadline: 2/10/15
12/18/14
12/18/14

The Streets of Tanasbourne shopping center will be hosting a Valentine’s Day wine tasting event from 4 - 9 pm on Feb. 14 and would love to showcase the artwork of local artists. Theme...

Day of event: 2/14/15
12/10/14
12/10/14

Please join SLANT Artist Collective (Dallas, TX) in their mission to provide the Dallas community with a global view of the arts by sharing a postcard sized creation for our ‘...

Deadline: 2/14/15
12/17/14
12/17/14

The Artist's Vision show is looking for your vision. The Artist’s Vision Juried Show, now in its 16th year at the Festival of the Arts, has become a popular venue for both emerging and...

Deadline: 2/16/15
12/11/14
12/11/14

There is no lack of blue around us, from our oceans to our sky to our jeans. It’s a calming color that induces trust and focus, amongst many other qualities. Blue, in all of its varying hues...

Deadline: 2/16/15
10/2/14
10/2/14

Mix it UP!  Fusion is the binding of two or more things into something new that possesses properties of both, incorporating different styles, ideas and designs. In a world where boundaries...

Deadline: 2/22/15
12/5/14
12/5/14

Applications for the 2015 Art in the Park juried show are now available. Art in the Park, located in George Rogers Park, is an outdoor booth show open to artists who produce original hand-made...

Deadline: 2/27/15
11/20/14
11/20/14

Submit your art, short story, poetry for consideration to our upcoming book project with pop-up exhibitions in multiple locations. Each city, this book/exhibition  pops up, will have...

Deadline: 3/1/15
10/23/14
10/23/14

Book as Art exhibition organized at MAMU Gallery, Budapest June 12 - July 3, 2015 .  The exhibition curator Beata Szechy. 

This exhibition is part of the AIR/HMC, Budapest,...

Deadline: 3/1/15
12/9/14
12/9/14

Fine Line Creative Arts Center presents an upcoming national juried mixed media exhibitions and encourages all interested artists to apply and submit original artwork.

“UnpredicTABLE...

Deadline: 3/2/15
11/21/14
11/21/14

All media welcome to submit for solo and/or group exhibitions.

Submission guidelines:

1. Submit 10-20 images

2. Artist Statement

3. CV/ Resume

4. Brief...

Deadline: 3/31/15
12/15/14
12/15/14

Presenter proposals are now being accepted for the 30th Annual Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference presented by the Edmonds Arts Commission. The three-day conference focused on the craft...

Deadline: 4/1/15
9/16/14
10/30/14

The Regional Arts & Culture Council is now accepting applications for mural funding through its Public Art Murals Program. Applications are due the first Wednesday of every...

Deadline: First Wednesday of each month until 6/3/15
12/17/14
12/17/14

The Open Show is one of the largest shows of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. The show displays work from emerging and established artists. Everyone is welcome without a jury process. Each year...

Registration & artwork drop off 1-4pm: 6/21/15
8/27/14
8/27/14

ISing Choir, a Beaverton based choir with a mission to share innovative and exceptional choral music while supporting local non-profit organizations, is searching for individuals interested in...

No deadline
3/27/14
3/27/14
Pair Shaped is a new, online collaborative art platform seeking artists of all types to showcase original work. This is not a standard call for submissions! If you’re selected,...
Ongoing deadline
2/18/14
2/18/14
Red Raven Gallery,440 ferry St. SE Salem,Oregon 97301. Right now they have member openings for but not limited to jewelers, furniture, ceramics and unique garden art.Members...
No deadline
11/21/13
11/21/13

ARTiculAction is glad to announce the 4th edition of the International Open Call for Artists ARTiculAction 0.4: artists from each side of the world are welcomed to submit their works.

The...

No deadline
11/21/13
11/21/13

Lunaria, a co-operative gallery in historic Silverton, Oregon is currently jurying for new artists for membership.  It is the mission of the gallery to promote high quality works of art from...

No deadline
11/15/13
11/15/13

SHELTERS: Whether it’s homemade, nature-made, diagrams, ideas and plans for a potential, photographs/paintings of your own, in the woods, in the city, underground, above ground, for humans,...

ongoing
10/28/13
10/28/13

Mahlstedt Gallery is currently accepting submissions and is sending out a call to artists from around the world, and at all stages in their art careers, to submit their portfolios for...

10/8/13
10/8/13

The Planetary Path of Newberg, in partnership with the Ford Institute of Leadership Program, is developing a scale solar system in downtown Newberg, Oregon. Each planet will feature a common...

ongoing
9/3/13
9/3/13

North Bank Artists Community Project is seeking new members for its gallery located in downtown Vancouver WA. North Bank Artists Gallery is dedicated to bringing exceptional art to the local...

No deadline
8/20/13
8/20/13

"Someday Incubator" is Portland's free monthly showcase of new works in the performing arts. It's a venue for established and new artists to workshop new material in front of a...

No deadline